For Immediate Release, Jan. 22nd
NTD’s Exclusive Broadcast into China on World Freedom Day of
Award-winning Film: Free China: The Courage to Believe
And Online Premiere in North America, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Former Soviet union Countries
After a dozen international awards and 1000+ screenings in 26 countries around the world, NTD Television will be broadcasting the documentary film Free China: The Courage To Believe, into China via Satellite and the Internet for the first time on World Freedom Day, Friday Jan 23rd, 2015 at 9pm Beijing time.
The highly acclaimed documentary film will also be available online on a pay per view basis in the US, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Former Soviet union Countries from February 3rd, 2015 onwards.
Directed by Michael Perlman of "Tibet: Beyond Fear" and Co-produced with NTD Television, this film tells the remarkable story of courage and freedom of a woman living in Beijing and a man living in New York who''''s lives become inextricably linked by their common conviction.
“Intensely Compelling…” Karen Curry, Former CNN New York Bureau Chief
“Stirring…Narrative Power” David DeWITT, NY Times
The broadcast also marks the launch of the global “HelpFreeChina.com” campaign whose mission is to raise awareness about the critical issues highlighted in the film including the ongoing State sanctioned illicit organ transplant trade in China, as well as how anti-censorship technology is now breaking through the “Great Internet Firewall”, bringing greater freedoms to 1.3 billion Chinese people.
To mark this online campaign, a new animation video titled “Top 5 Deadly Facts About Made in China & the Tear Down the Internet Firewall of China” has just been released on
How to Watch ‘Free China’
People inside China will be able to watch the broadcast via the KoreaSat5 (Ku Band) satellite or alternatively through the live broadcast on NTD’s mainland China web channel (web broadcast will be limited to mainland China): http://bit.ly/ntd_freechina To get access to NTD’s website, users would be using various anti-censorship Internet software including the popular Freegate software developed by Dynamic Internet Technology http://dit-inc.us/
Outside of China, the film can be watched on the digital distribution platform “Yekra”. For more information please visit www.HelpFreeChina.com